Two Longview residents sentenced in federal meth case

Friday, September 24, 2010 - 10:11am

TYLER, Texas – Two Longview, Texas residents have been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. The sentencing hearings were held on Sep. 23, 2010 before U.S. District Judge Michael Schneider.

Jeremy Alan Furlong, 27, pleaded guilty on Apr. 1, 2010, to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 104 months in federal prison and was also ordered to submit to forfeiture of two firearms and a money judgment in the amount of $20,000.

Sheri Ann Young, 51, pleaded guilty on Apr. 7, 2010, to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 100 months in federal prison and was also ordered to submit to the forfeiture of a money judgment in the amount of $3,500.

According to information presented in court, on June 30, 2009, Furlong was discovered to be in possession of methamphetamine and related distribution supplies at a Longview motel and on Aug. 11, 2009, Young was found to be in possession of about 23.5 grams of methamphetamine which she intended to distribute to others. A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Nov. 4, 2009, charging Furlong and Young with federal drug trafficking violations.
This case is being investigated by the DEA, the ATF and the Gregg County CODE Unit and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mary Ann Cozby.

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